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WNYC Special Thanksgiving Programming

To celebrate Thanksgiving WNYC offers an evening of special programming on both AM 820 and FM 93.9.

93.9 FM

8 p.m. Handel’s Belshazzar broadcast from St. Ignatius Loyola Church.

AM 820

7 p.m. A Conversation with Lidia: Family, Friends and Food - In a lively conversation, host Kerry Nolan sets the tone for Lidia Bastianich to tell great stories about the family table, pasta, sailing and even the sensuality of the tarantella.

8 p.m. Fair Game – A special Thanksgiving edition.

9 p.m. Your Billion Dollar President – A rebroadcast of the first of four election specials from WNYC's John Hockenberry and Adaora Udoji. In these four monthly, one-hour public radio elections specials, Your Billion Dollar President looks at how your money is being spent and invite listeners to weigh in.

10 p.m. The Moth – The Moth is a spoken word performance troupe founded by George Dawes Green that’s been presenting live storytelling in New York City for 10 years. This radio production of the stage show presents Adam Gopnick, RE Handell, Lauren Slater and Rudy Rush telling their own personal, unscripted stories.

11 p.m. America Abroad – Iran: The Looming Confrontation – The America Abroad series offers in-depth programs that go beyond daily coverage and provide context on the important issues facing American and the world. Hosted by Ray Suarez, this episode explores how the once friendly relationship between the US and Iran turned hostile.